Weakness is sometimes seen as a sign of failure.
Tears are a sign of being emotionally frail.
We don’t like being seen as weak or vulnerable as people easily take advantage of us.
I always take a tough approach with a no-nonsense attitude but not in an aggressive way.
It is not always a good thing as I can sometimes come across and cold and uncaring.
I think that most of us put up a front in many situations, so people can not criticise us for our weaknesses.
It’s much worse if you are a man as you are already expected to be emotionally, physically, and mentally strong or you would be humiliated by your friends and family.
We hide our truth because we feel that we have to live up to other people’s expectations of us.
‘ I will never come across as weak I am always on the defence. I build up barriers to protect myself from any verbal attacks.’
The reason we are afraid to be our real self is because it puts us in a vulnerable position.
We live in a ‘dog eat dog’ world where people are out for themselves regardless who they harm.
I have become wary of people and the controlling habits that they have towards other people.
Those who presume and assume.
I live by my own rules. Culture, race, or societies norm have nothing to do with my choices.
There are many manipulative people who think that because you’re of the ‘weaker sex’ feel that they have the right to speak for you.
I am a human being with a tongue and a brain, and I intend to use it.
As an empath I have my weaknesses around other people’s pain and sufferings I refuse to pretend that I am not affected by it.
That is the human part of my weakness.
In order to maintain that balance I try not to take their problems on myself.
In everything there must be a balance.
The Scripture of Balance